The Fort Wayne Champs, made up primarily of former Mad Ants players, will play their first-round game in The Basketball Tournament at 3 p.m. Friday in Lexington, Kentucky.
Players include Stephan Hicks, Matt Bouldin, Trey McKinney Jones, Travis Leslie and Gary Talton.
Kevin Bloom will coach. They will face Showtime in the $2-million winner-take-all tournament. The game will be on ESPN3.
Eberlein Drive, which is managed by Fort Wayne-native Matt Mitchell, plays July 25.
Team 23, which has former PFW star Frank Gaines, plays 8:30 p.m. Friday in Greensboro, North Carolina.